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Should I get two of the Asus VH236H and later upgrade to three? Or have one Asus VK278Q? I like to have lots of work space and I like the idea of the 27" but it won't be as sharp as the 23" ones. Also is it worth the extra stress on the video card also? I have a 5850.
    
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VH236H are 3D ones right?

If so, I'd get 2 of them.
    
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they ve278q man.
i got this thing yesterday.

check this out.

http://www.overclock.net/monitors-di...-please-4.html

go to post 40 and check out pics and test results. you will not regret this move.
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Edit: sorry I read that wrong. But no they aren't 3D. I don't even want 3D anyway
Edited by RileyD - 1/21/11 at 10:56am
    
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post #5 of 20
With only one 5850 pushing it. I would go with a single 27", Unless you plan on going crossfire or upgrading gpu.. A single 5850 is going to struggle to push 3 screens in game..
I love my 27" Samsung btw, Got it on sale egg style for $260
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Yeah, I eventually plan on crossfiring or upgrading my 5850.
    
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I too have the Ve278Q. (the VK just has a webcam). It's the single greatest purchase I've made this year.
    
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I too just purchased the Asus VE278Q. I sold my Dell U2711 and went back down to 1080P. Xbox looks better, color is more vivid (less accurate), contrast is better and it's got some of the best color uniformity I've seen on an "LED" monitor. I truly believe it's a fantastic monitor and I'm picky almost to an OCD level.
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post #9 of 20
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I've decided to just get 3 monitors right away. Now I need to find the best monitors for an eyefinity setup. And it needs to be about $600 for all 3.
    
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Originally Posted by RileyD View Post
I've decided to just get 3 monitors right away. Now I need to find the best monitors for an eyefinity setup. And it needs to be about $600 for all 3.
3x asus vh232h
best deal you can get.
and these are the most beautiful monitors.
total ends up $460AR
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